Vial, Jane,

Elizabeth Lissaman : New Zealand's pioneer studio potter / New Zealands pioneer studio potter Jane Vial with Steve Austin. - 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits ; 25 x 27 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Elizabeth Lissaman: New Zealand's Pioneer Studio Potter traces the life and works of New Zealands pioneering woman studio potter. It is fully illustrated with over 100 images, especially photographed, of Lissamans pottery selected from private and public collections. Illustrations also include images of her designs and historical family photographs. The biography is meticulously researched and written by Jane Vial, and Steve Austin contributes an essay placing her work in the wider international contexts of art deco and decorative modernism, as well as the history of womens art and social standing in early 20th century New Zealand. Together, this book is a definitive biography and art history of arguably the first independent, professional studio potter in New Zealand.

9780994130662 099413066X

Lissaman, Elizabeth, 1901-1991.

Potters--New Zealand--Biography.
Women potters--New Zealand--Biography.
Pottery--New Zealand--20th century.